Asiad 2018: Varsha, Sweta win silver; Harshita takes bronze in sailing

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Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition while Harshita Tomar settled for bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

In the 49er FX category, Varsha and Sweta scored a total of 44 points and 40 net points to finish second.

The gold went to Singapore’s Min Kimberly Lim and Rui Qi Cecilia Low with 44 total points and 14 net points while the bronze went to Thailand’s Nichpa Waiwai and Kamonchanok Klahan.

The Thailand duo scored 46 total points and 42 net points.

In the Open Laser 4.7 category, Harshita scored a total 62 points and 50 net points to finish third.

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Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah of Malaysia took gold and the bronze went to Jianxiong Wang of China.

–IANS

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